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"I like my money right where I can see it: Hanging in my closet" - Carrie Bradshaw

I know I'm awfully late on the fringe trend but, heyy! Better late than never. Eh? (Let me know when I begin to say that too much).

The thing is I'm not exactly sure what season the fringe trend is from. Is it a new trend or is it making a comeback? I remember suede fringe outfits from a time in the past but I'm not sure if that really caught on at any point in Fashion history.

Through late last year to now, you'd however agree with me that fringed outfits have become quite common. I've seen people incorporate them into the hems, necklines and sleeves of their outfits or just wear them wholly as independent outfits.

What I love the most about this trend is how playful it is. This skirt just made me want to shake my non-existent behind and shake it I did. I also love that it gives off an air of sophistication regardless.

I styled my Ankara fringed skirt with my black corset which I previously styled with a circle skirt, here and palazzo pants, here. I paired it with my green pumps (or are they blue?) to give it an edgy appeal.

Because this is a relatively short post, I'll just digress and rant a little about how difficult it is to take pictures in public spaces in Nigeria. I mean, the moment you take out a camera and a tripod, you might as well be wielding a gun!

The guards at the Tinapa Business Resort woke up on this fine day and decided  that the Resort is closed to photographers and photography. Good thing I wasn't in a feisty mood. I'd have given it to them hot. Okay, maybe not. But, yeah, these people need to come up with more ingenious ways fleece money off people. You know that I know that I can darn well take pictures here!!

Now, there aren't a lot rules when it comes to styling fringed skirts but it would help to keep the following tip in mind;

Don't overdo it; If your outfit already includes a fringe skirt, do not add another item with fringes. Also, try to pair your fringed skirt with plain and simple tops. This way, you will have clean lines and the fringes will stand out.

Other ways to style your fringe skirt would include;

  • Layering with with blazers for an elegant finish
  • Pairing with T-shirts for a casual appeal.

Sneakers or pumps can take the look from a day to a night look in just a second.

I hope you found this post useful? Any more tips? Do share with us in the Comment section.

Until Next Time,
It's Tee.

P/S; We're back in business!!! If you would like to own an Ankara Fringe skirt like this, do send us an Email with your size details. Price is N8,500 pere and delivery is free within Abuja.


  1. Beautiful girl! I love the fringed skirt!

  2. This skirt is really nice!! Na wa for those people sha. Your pictures are still dope, so yimu to them!

  3. you always do know the right choice of fabrics. Beautiful

  4. Ankara Queen!!! I'm yet to jump on the fringe trend tho but soon soon. This skirt is everything :D

  5. The skirt is stunning and the fringe detail completes everything so nicely. And as for photography in Nigeria the problem is always the guards. Last time I had to pay to use a spot closer to my house so imagine my disappointment when it rained and I didn't get my moneys worth. No more paying again. And are they serious, Tinapa really? Well its huge so you can move to another spot.

    Princess Audu

    1. So ridiculous. If it's a private property, I'd understand. But not for pubic spaces. Ugh!

  6. The skirt is fabulous! I love it...
    Meanwhile, fear sef won't allow me go certain places to take pictures here in Abuja. I sight great locations in town and start planning the right time to go there. Life of a Nigerian!


  7. love love love the skirt, sits so perfectly on your body. Nigerians always looking for ways to collect money from people, everything is business venture to them honestly very sad

    1. Such silly people. They don't realize that the publicity would help their business. Never looking beyond their noses.


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